Life After Uplift: The Story of Tanaka Tava

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.     “I remember the night when my mom woke me up screaming that I got into North Hills and how big of a deal that was,” Tanaka said. “To see that excitement, it […]

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Uplift Education earns 16 International Baccalaureate Authorizations, becomes one of the nation’s Top Five IB Districts

Uplift Education earned 16 International Baccalaureate authorizations over the course of the 2017-18 school year, including five Primary Years Programmes, two Middle Years Programmes, and nine Diploma Programmes. With nearly 19,000 scholars across 40 schools, these newest authorizations elevate Uplift to one the nation’s Top Five IB Districts in number of programmes served, according to […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Maria Carranza

Cancer impacts more than 1 million people worldwide. Uplift Williams scholar, Maria Carranza wanted to make a difference in the lives of people undergoing cancer treatment in an unconventional way. “We do a lot of fundraisers [for cancer patients] based on money but not on their psychological effects.  Many of them suffer from depression [and/or] low […]

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Teen scholars help homeless teens

With a list in hand and close to $2,000, and 12 scholars headed to Target to buy gifts for homeless teens. Uplift Luna Middle School scholars decided for their community service project, they wanted to make an impact with a project “outside of the box”. The scholars had one of the most successful projects in […]

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Laura Hayman: Uplift North Hills Spanish teacher brings passion for culture, and life experiences to lead scholar growth

Uplift North Hills IB Spanish teacher Laura Hayman, is definitely a candidate for the most interesting teacher in the network.  She was born in Argentina, lived in Saudi Arabia, Italy, Mexico and Australia, was an attorney, and has been a teacher at Uplift North Hills for the last nine years.  She brings an interesting set […]

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